A Congressional Seat in Danger

The big count with major consequences for Alabama continues, and it looks like it will come down to a very Read the full release.  


Jefferson County Mayors Study Municipal Cooperation on Jails

Taking population into consideration, Jefferson County may have more jails than any other major county in the U.S., and the Read the full release.  


2020 Kids Count Data Book provides roadmap for helping Alabama children

VOICES for Alabama’s Children recently released its 2020 Alabama Kids Count Data Book last month. This annual statistical portrait is meant to provide Read the full release.  


2019 Likely a High Point for High School Graduation and Readiness

Alabama’s high school seniors of 2019 graduated at the highest rate the state has ever reported, 92%. And, a greater Read the full release.  


Cooperating for Growth in the Wiregrass

Before the Coronavirus pandemic, economic developers in Southeast Alabama recognized the advantages of pulling together as a region rather than Read the full release.  


How Alabama Taxes Compare, 2020 Edition

Alabama had the nation’s second-lowest tax collections per capita in 2018, the first time since the 1990s that any other Read the full release.  


Alabama Tax Revenues Remarkably Resilient in 2020

Tax revenue flowing into Alabama’s General Fund and Education Trust Fund held up surprisingly well in 2020 fiscal year in Read the full release.  


Proposed Statewide Amendment Analysis for November 3

By on October 8th, 2020 in , , : in Government Structure

When voters go to the polls on November 3, they will not only be voting in the primary race for Read the full release.  


Raising Educational Attainment by Keeping College Graduates

Only about half the students who earn four-year degrees from Alabama colleges are found to be working in the state Read the full release.  


Agenda for Alabama’s Third Century: Raising Educational Attainment for All

While Alabama continues to gain on other states in the percentage of adults with a high school diploma, it is Read the full release.